Protesters oppose plans to build over graveyard
Posted: 11 Feb 2010 @ 00:00
PLANS to build a new hall at St John the Divine, Horninglow, near Burton-on-Trent, have been opposed by residents who are angry that the proposed extension will cover part of the graveyard.
The Vicar, the Revd Michael Freeman, says the church currently has a hall which is “dilapidated, and a five-minute walk away along a busy road”. He says it is plagued by vandalism, drug dealing, and fly-tipping, and he believes that a new hall built on to the church, containing ...
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